All Time Famous Walt Disney Quotes

Walt Disney Quotes

Walt Disney (1901-1966) was an American entrepreneur, animator, and film producer who co-founded The Walt Disney Company. Renowned for creating iconic characters like Mickey Mouse, Disney revolutionized animation with the first feature-length animated film, “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” (1937). Beyond animation, he expanded into filmmaking with classics such as “Cinderella” and “The Lion King.” Disney’s visionary contributions extended to theme parks, with the opening of Disneyland in 1955, followed by Disney World and Disneyland Paris. His enduring legacy includes a profound impact on entertainment, shaping popular culture through a vast array of Disney products and theme park experiences. Walt Disney’s innovative spirit and creativity continue to influence the entertainment industry globally.

Walt Disney Quotes

1. “If you can dream it, you can do it.”
— Walt Disney

2. “The way to get started is to quit talking and start doing.”
— Walt Disney

3. “First, think. Second, believe. Third, dream. And finally, dare.”
— Walt Disney

4. “It’s kind of fun to do the impossible.”
— Walt Disney

5. “All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them.”
— Walt Disney

6. “Why worry? If you’ve done the very best you can, worrying won’t make it any better.”
— Walt Disney

7. “We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things because we’re curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.”
— Walt Disney

8. “Think, Believe, Dream, and Dare.”
— Walt Disney

9. “Laughter is timeless, imagination has no age, dreams are forever.”
— Walt Disney

10. “Whatever you do, do it well. Do it so well that when people see you do it they will want to come back and see you do it again and they will want to bring others and show them how well you do what you do.”
— Walt Disney

11. “Progress is impossible without change.”
— Walt Disney

12. “The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique.”
— Walt Disney

13. “When you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way, implicitly and unquestionably.”
— Walt Disney

14. “Keep Moving Forward.”
— Walt Disney

15. “There is more treasure in books than in all the pirate’s loot on Treasure Island.”
— Walt Disney

16. “That’s the real trouble with the world. Too many people grow up.”
— Walt Disney

17. “Get a good idea and stay with it. Dog it, and work at it until it’s done right.”
— Walt Disney

18. “All the adversity I’ve had in my life, all my troubles and obstacles, have strengthened me… You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you.”
— Walt Disney

19. “Have confidence in your ability to do it right, and work hard to do the best possible job.”
— Walt Disney

20. “A man should never neglect his family for business.”
— Walt Disney

21. “Our greatest natural resource is the minds of our children.”
— Walt Disney

22. “Worry is a waste of imagination.”
— Walt Disney

23. “The four Cs of making dreams come true: Curiosity, Courage, Consistency, Confidence.”
— Walt Disney

24. “Believe in your dreams, no matter how impossible they seem.”
— Walt Disney

25. “Goodbye may seem forever. Farewell is like the end, but in my heart is the memory and there you will always be.”
— Walt Disney

26. “To succeed, work hard, never give up and above all cherish a magnificent obsession.”
— Walt Disney

27. “Happiness is a state of mind. It’s just according to the way you look at things.”
— Walt Disney

28. “Ideas come from curiosity.”
— Walt Disney

29. “After the rain, the sun will reappear. There is life. After the pain, the joy will still be here.”
— Walt Disney

30. “Life is beautiful. It’s about giving. It’s about family.”
— Walt Disney

31. “There is no magic in magic, it’s all in the details.”
— Walt Disney

32. “I only hope that we don’t lose sight of one thing – that it was all started by a mouse.”
— Walt Disney

33. “If you can visualize it, if you can dream it, there’s some way to do it.”
— Walt Disney

34. “All of our dreams can come true.”
— Walt Disney

35. “Just make sure you never do less than your best.”
— Walt Disney

36. “The flower that blooms in adversity is the rarest and most beautiful of all.”
— Walt Disney

37. “The past can hurt. But the way I see it, you can either run from it, or learn from it.”
— Walt Disney

38. “Everyone falls down. Getting back up is how you learn how to walk.”
— Walt Disney

39. “If you can dream it, you can do it. Always remember that this whole thing was started with a dream and a mouse.”
— Walt Disney

40. “Curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.”
— Walt Disney

41. “To be successful you must be unique, you must be so different that if people want what you have, they must come to you to get it.”
— Walt Disney

42. “I never look back, darling. It distracts from the now.”
— Walt Disney

43. “We don’t make movies to make money, we make money to make more movies.”
— Walt Disney

44. “Always fight for quality, whether giving or receiving.”
— Walt Disney

45. “Any dream is possible if you have courage.”
— Walt Disney

46. “Many of the things that seem impossible now will become realities tomorrow.”
— Walt Disney

47. “You must not let anyone define your limits because of where you come from. Your only limit is your soul.”
— Walt Disney

48. “Disneyland will never be completed. It will continue to grow as long as there is imagination left in the world.”
— Walt Disney

49. “Faith. Trust. and Pixie Dust.”
— Walt Disney

50. “Do what you do so well that they will want to see it again and bring their friends.”
— Walt Disney

51. “A person should set his goals as early as he can and devote all his energy and talent to getting there.”
— Walt Disney

52. “Of all of our inventions for mass communication, pictures still speak the most universally understood language.”
— Walt Disney

53. “Do a good job. You don’t have to worry about the money; it will take care of itself. Just do your best work then try to trump it.”
— Walt Disney

54. “You can design and create, and build the most wonderful place in the world. But it takes people to make the dream a reality.”
— Walt Disney

55. “I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.”
— Walt Disney

56. “Mickey Mouse popped out of my mind onto a drawing pad 20 years ago on a train ride from Manhattan to Hollywood at a time when business fortunes of my brother Roy and myself were at lowest ebb and disaster seemed right around the corner.”
— Walt Disney

57. “Your talent makes you who you are. You should be proud of it.”
— Walt Disney

58. “I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.”
— Walt Disney

59. “Just remember, it all started with a mouse.”
— Walt Disney

60. “When you’re curious, you find lots of interesting things to do.”
— Walt Disney

61. “Of all the things I’ve done, the most vital is coordinating those who work with me and aiming their efforts at a certain goal.”
— Walt Disney

62. “Happiness is a state of mind. You can be happy or you can be unhappy.”
— Walt Disney

63. “The more you are like yourself, the less you are like anyone else which makes you unique. The problem with most people is that they spend their lives trying to emulate others and so we have lots of copies but few originals.”
— Walt Disney

64. “Disneyland is a work of love. We didn’t go into Disneyland just with the idea of making money.”
— Walt Disney

65. “If we didn’t have deadlines, we’d stagnate.”
— Walt Disney

66. “The wonders of nature are endless…”
— Walt Disney

67. “Too many people grow up. That’s the real trouble with the world, too many people grow up. They forget. They don’t remember what it’s like to be 12 years old. They patronize, they treat children as inferiors. Well I won’t do that.”
— Walt Disney

68. “Whatever we accomplish is due to the combined effort.”
— Walt Disney

69. “You reach a point where you don’t work for money.”
— Walt Disney

70. “Who says that my dreams have to just stay my dreams?”
— Walt Disney

71. “That’s what we storytellers do. We restore order with imagination. We instill hope again and again and again.”
— Walt Disney

72. “I can never stand still. I must explore and experiment.”
— Walt Disney

73. “It’s no secret that we were sticking just about every nickel we had on the chance that people would really be interested in something totally new and unique in the field of entertainment.”
— Walt Disney

74. “If watching is all you’re going to do, then you’re going to watch your life go by without you.”
— Walt Disney

75. “The greatest moments in life are not concerned with selfish achievements, but rather with the things we do for others.”
— Walt Disney

76. “I can never stand still. I must explore and experiment. I am never satisfied with my work. I resent the limitations of my own imagination.”
— Walt Disney

77. “I am not influenced by the techniques or fashions of any other motion picture company.”
— Walt Disney

78. “People often ask me if I know the secret of success and if I could tell others how to make their dreams come true. My answer is, you do it by working.”
— Walt Disney

79. “My persistence is the measure of the belief I have in myself.”
— Walt Disney

80. “Fear too often spells failure.”
— Walt Disney

81. “Every child is born blessed with a vivid imagination.”
— Walt Disney

82. “Most of my life I have done what I wanted to do. I have had fun on the job.”
— Walt Disney

83. “When I’m dead I don’t want a funeral. I want people to remember me alive.”
— Walt Disney

84. “I am a patient listener, but opinionated to the point of stubbornness when my mind is made up.”
— Walt Disney

85. “I believe in being an innovator.”
— Walt Disney

86. “Do anything better than it was ever done before and youll get rich.”
— Walt Disney

87. “In learning the art of storytelling by animation, I have discovered that language has an anatomy.”
— Walt Disney

88. “People spend money when and where they feel good.”
— Walt Disney

89. “I just needed to get out on my own, live my own life. And I did, and it’s great.”
— Walt Disney

90. “You’re flying Buzz! No Woody we’re falling in style!”
— Walt Disney

91. “Somehow I can’t believe that there are any heights that can’t be scaled by a man who knows the secrets of making dreams come true.”
— Walt Disney

92. “I am in no sense of the word a great artist, not even a great animator; I have always had men working for me whose skills were greater than my own. I am an idea man.”
— Walt Disney

93. “Don’t tell me about the problems – I make the problems.”
— Walt Disney

94. “I do not make films primarily for children. I make them for the child in all of us, whether we be six or sixty.”
— Walt Disney

95. “Even miracles take a little time.”
— Walt Disney

96. “Animation is different from other parts. Its language is the language of caricature.”
— Walt Disney

97. “My business is making people, especially children, happy.”
— Walt Disney

98. “Disneyland is like Alice stepping through the Looking Glass; to step through the portals of Disneyland will be like entering another world.”
— Walt Disney

99. “I’m just corny enough to like to have a story hit me over the heart.”
— Walt Disney

100. “No matter how your heart is grieving, if you keep on believing, the dreams that you wish will come true.”
— Walt Disney

101. “Recession doesn’t deserve the right to exist. There are just too many things to be done in science and engineering to be bogged down by temporary economic dislocations.”
— Walt Disney

102. “My imagination creates my reality.”
— Walt Disney

103. “A dream is a wish your heart makes, when you’re fast asleep.”
— Walt Disney

104. “All right. I’m corny. But I think there’s just about a-hundred-and-forty-million people in this country that are just as corny as I am.”
— Walt Disney

105. “Whether you say you can’t or you can, you’re right.”
— Walt Disney

106. “You don’t build it for yourself. You know what the people want and you build it for them.”
— Walt Disney

107. “Do what you do so well – and so uniquely – that people can’t resist telling others about you.”
— Walt Disney

108. “The most important thing is family.”
— Walt Disney

109. “Now when we opened Disneyland, outer space was Buck Rogers.”
— Walt Disney

110. “A good story can take you on a fantastic journey.”
— Walt Disney

111. “Animation can explain whatever the mind of man can conceive.”
— Walt Disney

112. “Fantasy and reality often overlap.”
— Walt Disney

113. “But they say if you dream a thing more than once, it’s sure to come true.”
— Walt Disney

114. “Life is composed of lights and shadows, and we would be untruthful, insincere, and saccharine if we tried to pretend there were no shadows.”
— Walt Disney

115. “Times and conditions change so rapidly that we must keep our aim constantly focused on the future.”
— Walt Disney

116. “Here you leave today and enter the world of yesterday, tomorrow, and fantasy.”
— Walt Disney

117. “When people laugh at Mickey Mouse, it’s because he’s so human; and that is the secret of his popularity.”
— Walt Disney

118. “Forever is a long long time and time has a way of changing things.”
— Walt Disney

119. “Laughter is no enemy to learning.”
— Walt Disney

120. “The important thing is to teach a child that good can always triumph over evil.”
— Walt Disney

121. “A prayer, it seems to me, implies a promise as well as a request; at the highest level, prayer not only is a supplication for strength and guidance, but also becomes an affirmation of life and thus a reverent praise of God.”
— Walt Disney

122. “Money doesn’t excite me – my ideas excite me.”
— Walt Disney

123. “Many hands and hearts and minds generally contribute to anyone’s notable achievements.”
— Walt Disney

124. “Today, we are shapers of the world of tomorrow. That is plain truth. There is no way we can duck the responsibility, and there is no reason why we should.”
— Walt Disney

125. “Adults are only kids grown up.”
— Walt Disney

126. “Always, as you travel, assimilate the sounds and sights of the world.”
— Walt Disney

127. “I love the nostalgic myself. I hope we never lose some of the things of the past.”
— Walt Disney

128. “I have been up against tough competition all my life. I wouldn’t know how to get along without it.”
— Walt Disney

129. “Today we are shapers of the world of tomorrow.”
— Walt Disney

130. “Whenever I go on a ride, I’m always thinking of what’s wrong with the thing and how it can be improved.”
— Walt Disney

131. “I don’t know if it’s art, but I know I like it.”
— Walt Disney

132. “I think of a child’s mind as a blank book. During the first years of his life, much will be written on the pages. The quality of that writing will affect his life profoundly.”
— Walt Disney

133. “Do not be fooled by its commonplace appearance. Like so many things, it is not what outside, but what is inside that counts.”
— Walt Disney

134. “I thank God and America for the right to live and raise my family under the flag of tolerance, democracy and freedom.”
— Walt Disney

135. “A good concert, if you’re kind of relaxed, it can do something to you. It’s sort of an emotional break you get by listening to music.”
— Walt Disney

136. “Around here, however, we don’t look backwards for very long.”
— Walt Disney

137. “Mickey Mouse is, to me, a symbol of independence. He was a means to an end.”
— Walt Disney

138. “I love Mickey Mouse more than any woman I have ever known.”
— Walt Disney

139. “I’m doing this because I want to do it better.”
— Walt Disney

140. “She believed in dreams, all right, but she also believed in doing something about them. When Prince Charming didn’t come along, she went over to the palace and got him.”
— Walt Disney

141. “Give the public everything you can give them, keep the place as clean as you can keep it, keep it friendly.”
— Walt Disney

142. “Movies can and do have tremendous influence in shaping young lives in the realm of entertainment towards the ideals and objectives of normal adulthood.”
— Walt Disney

143. “Think beyond your lifetime if you want to accomplish something truly worthwhile.”
— Walt Disney

144. “I believe firmly in the efficacy of religion, in its powerful influence on a person’s whole life. It helps immeasurably to meet the storms and stress of life and keep you attuned to the Divine inspiration. Without inspiration, we would perish.”
— Walt Disney

145. “Dream, diversify-and never miss an angle.”
— Walt Disney

146. “Laughter is America’s most important export.”
— Walt Disney

147. “Tomorrow will be better for as long as America keeps alive the ideals of freedom and a better life.”
— Walt Disney

148. “When I was poor living in a garage in Kansas I began to draw the mice that scampered over my desk. That is how Mickey Mouse was born.”
— Walt Disney

149. “It is good to have a failure while you’re young because it teaches you so much. For one thing it makes you aware that such a thing can happen to anybody, and once you’ve lived through the worst, you’re never quite as vulnerable afterward.”
— Walt Disney

150. “For every laugh, there should be a tear.”
— Walt Disney

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